1 stop (7h05m)
1 stop (8h05m)
|Marsa Alam city centre|
|Marsa Alam International Airport (RMF): 39 mi from city centre|
Ready for a relaxing, beach holiday? Start planning your trip to Egypt’s Marsa Alam on the southeastern coast. Marsa Alam International Airport (RMF) is served by a number of airlines, mostly on a charter or seasonal basis. From the UK, fly onboard Thomas Cook Airlines from Manchester and Thomson Airways from London Gatwick, Manchester and Birmingham.
Marsa Alam is a summer destination and most airlines only operate flights to Marsa Alam during these busy months. Book your flights to Marsa Alam 3-4 months in advance for the cheapest fares.
Direct flights to Marsa Alam take 4 hours 45 minutes from London.
Marsa Alam is quickly becoming one of the most popular summer destinations in Egypt. The warm climate and calm currents make it a world-class scuba diving and snorkelling spot on the Red Sea.
Abu Dabab Beach: If you’re looking for a great beach to lay down your towel, try this one. It’s one of the most famous beaches in Marsa Alam, where turtles are a common sight and almost guaranteed when scuba diving.
Madinat Coraya: If it’s turquoise waters you’re after, this is the place to go. The beach offers majestic mountain views and breathtaking coral reefs for diving.
Temple of Seti I: For a dose of history, head to the Temple of Seti I in Khanais. Seti I was the son of Ramases II and this temple is just one of several built in his honour. This site is easily reached with a Marsa Alam rental car.
Find more information on Marsa Alam Tourism.
There are plenty of hotels in Marsa Alam, most of which are next to the beach and offer visitors a full, all-inclusive resort experience. Most day trips and excursions in the area can be organised through your Marsa Alam hotel.